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10 Tips for Falling Asleep

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Falling Asleep – Tip #1

Oftentimes people will wake up in the middle of the night and get themselves in frenzy worried about falling  asleep which actually keeps them awake.  In other words, people try to hard when trying to get good nights sleep.

If you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t seem to fall back asleep within 15 minutes you should leave the bedroom and go to another quite place in your house and do something calming like reading.  Once you become sleepy again then its time to return to your bedroom and give it another try.  It you lie in bed after you wake up you will just perpetuate the problem.

Falling Asleep- Tip #2

Avoid taking naps unless you are debilitated or elderly.  The National Sleep Foundations says that naps taken during the day will disturb your normal pattern of sleep.  However, there are other experts that believe that taking naps will help erase “Sleep Debt.”  Sleep Debt is the difference between the amount of sleep your body gets and how much it actually needs to be healthy.